Gabriel Court

Gabriel Court, South Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 3GZ

property description


Gabriel Court

Gabriel Court is a McCarthy & Stone later living development of 27 apartments situated on the South Road in the charming historic market town of Saffron Walden. This picturesque town, known as "The Jewel of Essex", is steeped in history and culture. Nestled throughout the town are examples of period architecture. The town centre is just under a mile from Gabriel Court, and offers an array of well known High Street shops and supermarkets.

Gabriel Court has been designed and constructed for modern living. The apartments have Sky+ connection points in living rooms, underfloor heating throughout, fitted wardrobes in master bedrooms, camera video entry system for use with a standard TV and, for your peace of mind, a 24-Hour emergency call system. The residents' lounge is a great space for social events and, for added convenience, there is a guest suite which visitors can book into for a small fee (usually around £25). The dedicated House Manager is on site during the day to take care of things and make you feel at home. There's no need to worry about the burden of maintenance costs as the service charge covers the cost of all external maintenance, gardening and landscaping, external window cleaning, buildings insurance, water rates, security and the energy costs of the residents lounge and other communal areas.

The Apartment

The bright and spacious south facing apartment is located on the ground floor and close to the residents lounge. This apartment is beautifully decorated throughout and boasts a dual aspect lounge, two double bedrooms, one of which has an en-suite bathroom and a modern well equipped kitchen. All curtains, blinds and light fittings throughout the apartment are included. *early viewings recommended*

Entrance Hall

Front door with spy hole leads to the; entrance hall - The 24 hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system is in place. Illuminated light switches and smoke detector. From the hallway there is a door to a walk in storage and airing cupboard. Doors also lead to the lounge, bedrooms and bathroom.


A bright and airy lounge with the benefit of a dual aspect with a south facing Juliet balcony and additional side window which both allow lots of natural light in and provide garden views. The spacious lounge provide ample room for dining. TV & telephone points. Two decorative ceiling lights, raised power points.


Fully fitted modern kitchen with wood effect finish cupboard doors and drawers with co-ordinated work surfaces and tiled splashback. Stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap sits below the garden facing window with blind. Waist height (for minimal bend) Neff electric oven with space above for a microwave. Four ring electric ho with extractor over. Integrated fridge/freezer. Tiled flooring and ceiling spot lights.

Master Bedroom

A generous master bedroom benefiting from a south facing Juliet balcony with garden views. TV and phone point, decorative ceiling light and raised power points. This modern set up includes a door to a walk in wardrobe housing hanging rails and shelving and a further door to the en-suite.

En-suite Shower Room

A tiled and fitted with a double shower cubicle with grab rail and glass screen. WC; vanity unit with sink and mirror above. Electric towel warmer. Emergency pull cord.

Bedroom Two

Double second bedroom which could also be used for dining or a hobby room. Two attractive windows with garden views. Decorative ceiling light and raised power points


A tiled and fitted with a panelled bath with support rail, glass screen and shower above. WC; vanity unit with sink and mirror above. Electric towel warmer. Emergency pull cord.

Leasehold Information

Lease length: 125 years from 1st June 2012
Ground Rent: £495 per annum
Ground rent review date: June 2027
It is a condition of purchase that residents must meet the age requirement of 60 years or of age or over.

Service Charge (breakdown)

• Cleaning of communal windows
• Heating for the apartment
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24 hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance
The Service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, to find out more about the service charges please please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.

Service charge: £4,721.52 pa (for financial year ending 04/23)

Car Parking Permit Scheme-subject to availability

Parking is by allocated space subject to availability, the fee is £250 per annum. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.


  • Homeowners' lounge
  • Guest suite
  • House Manager
  • Ground floor apartment
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Mobility scooter charging point
  • 24-hour emergency call system in communal areas
  • Security entry system
  • Fire detection equipment
  • To arrange an appointment to view telephone 0345 5564104

Property Consultant

Georgia Brown, Property Consultant - East Midlands region

Georgia Brown

0345 556 4120